In a distressing incident in Manipur’s Chandel district, at least six Assam Rifles personnel sustained injuries when a fellow soldier opened fire on them before tragically ending his own life. The incident occurred in the Sajik Tampak area late on Tuesday, leaving a somber aftermath.
According to police reports, the Assam Rifles jawan discharged his firearm at colleagues before turning the weapon on himself. The injured personnel are currently undergoing treatment and are reported to be in a ‘stable condition.’
It’s crucial to note that the Manipur Police has emphasized that this unfortunate incident should not be linked to the ongoing ethnic conflict. Notably, none of the injured individuals are from Manipur. The authorities have initiated an investigation to uncover the facts surrounding this tragic event.
The incident serves as a reminder of the challenges and stressors faced by personnel in uniform. Our thoughts are with those affected by this unfortunate event, and we await further details from the ongoing investigation.